Articles by Niall Browne

Remembering The Great Gene Wilder

The great Gene Wilder was born Jerome Silberman on 11 June 1933. The actor first caught attention in Arthur Penn’s 1967 hit Bonnie And Clyde, before a career making role opposite Zero Mostel in Mel Brooks’ The Producers (1968),  for which he [...]

June 11, 2022

Competition: Win THE BATMAN On Blu-ray

Unmask the truth behind Gotham City’s vigilante detective and his alter ego, reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne with The Batman, now on Digital Download and 4K, Blu-ray and DVD on 13th June, and to celebrate its release Movies In Focus has two [...]

June 8, 2022

100 Years Of Christopher Lee

Few actors have had an impact on so many generations in the way that Christopher Lee did. The tall, dark and enigmatic actor’s deep baritone voice meant that he sounded as iconic as he looked and he had a career which saw him enter the Guinness [...]

May 27, 2022

Trailer & Poster: AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER

The first teaser trailer and poster for James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water have arrived. Avatar conquered the cinematic landscape back in 2009 – but things have changed since then. The pic grossed more than $2.8 billion at the global [...]

May 12, 2022

Remembering Sam Raimi’s CRIMEWAVE

Long before Doctor Strange and Spider-Man, Sam Raimi followed-up the success of 1981’s The Evil Dead with Crimewave. Co-written by Raimi along with Joel and Ethan Coen, the 1985 release mixes slapstick, noir and horror to deliver a film which [...]

May 3, 2022

Batman Begins: BATMAN #432

Batman ruled the world in 1989 and it blew my mind. Shortly before the release of the film my father brought home a Batman comic – the first I ever owned. It was Batman No. 432. The tag line on the cover “If he can just get past the F.B.I”. It [...]

April 21, 2022

Notebook Reviews: ELIZABETH

Shekhar Kapur – 1998. Shekhar Kapur’s Elizabeth is a handsomely produced historical film. The cast is top tier with Cate Blanchett in the title role and Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, John Gielgud, and Richard [...]

April 20, 2022

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